Tag: autism

Focus Comic Community outreach event at Justice comics Featured on Fox 10 Phoenix

Thank you Fox 10 Phoenix for doing a special feature on Focus Comic’s community outreach event at Justice Comics Store. Yvonne Wan, Douglas Hebert and Matthew Goebel (our 11 year old autistic trading card intern) had fun meeting TV presenter Cory McCloskey and camera king Mike Robison. Young Matthew felt very encouraged by the positive attention that he received. Check… Read more →

Focus loves Tempe – Special Event for Tempe Residents – Free Zoom Classes – Championing Special Needs Kids Week 1

Focus is one of the world’s first autistic super heroes. Project Focus maintains dignity for autistic individuals by removing the stigma. Focus runs a free art camp. We champion special needs kids. We are delighted to share with you our latest highlights film. The 5 week free art course will develop and harness artistic skills of our students. This week… Read more →

Elias internship experience

We are proud to share Elias Kal-El Gregoire’s experience of joining our Focus Comic team as our recent trading card intern with autism. Elias is 14 years old and loves Focus comic, Mario and Sonic. We started teaching him last year at our art camp and was delighted to see him apply for this internship role. Thank you Candi Gregoire… Read more →

Focus Comic free art camp for autistic kids. Week 27

We are 27 weeks into our Focus comic art camp which is free for kids and young adults with autism. We had a successful art workshop this week, where students learned about different painting and glazing techniques and different effects. They also learned about color categorization, arithmetic, matching color codes to glazing bottles and more. They painted Zombie brain bowls,… Read more →

New Focus Comic Trading Card featuring art by Jett Yu, our 9 year old intern with autism

Congrats to Jett Yu, for becoming our latest autistic intern to receive his own trading card. Jett Yu is American Chinese and is 9 years old. He is based in Phoenix, and loves to draw and really loves the positive portrayal of an autistic super hero through this international comic book. Many thanks to Douglas Hebert and Yvonne Wan for… Read more →

New Comic Cover by Zoe Marie, our non verbal intern with autism

We are excited to share with you, the latest variant cover by our Focus Comic non verbal autistic intern Zoe Marie who is 7 years old! This is the second cover we are printing featuring her beautiful art. Many thanks to Douglas Hebert and Yvonne Wan our Focus Comic internship coaches for helping her fulfill creative potential. They did a great job teaching. Doug… Read more →

New Focus Trading Card by Zoe our non verbal autistic intern

We are pleased to reveal the latest Focus comic trading card featuring art by Zoe Marie, our non verbal autistic intern. Out now as part of a special 10 piece trading set. Internship Coach and inker: Douglas Hebert. Colorist: Legendary Paul Mounts- Spiderman colorist. Creator: Yvonne Wan. Support autistic talent, Support autism awareness, Support Focus comic. Read more →